Dr. Mike Farese is Entropic's senior vice president of Global Engineering. In his role, Mike leverages more than 30-years of engineering knowledge to oversee Entropic’s technical operations and the development of next-generation connectivity and set-top box system-on-a-chip solutions maintained by the organization’s more than 450 engineers.
Mike joined Entropic in 2010, and has since spearheaded significant company and connected home industry milestones, including the introduction of the world's first complete MoCA® 2.0 (Multimedia over Coax) solution, which has empowered a new revolution in home networking by answering the growing demand for powerful connectivity within the home.
Prior to his Entropic role, Mike held a number of executive management positions, including: CEO at Bitwave Semiconductor, which developed programmable RFIC transceiver platforms for mobile applications; President and CEO at WJ Communications, a leading provider of semiconductors; President and CEO at Tropian, a provider of cellular ASICs; and, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Palm, Inc. He also held executive positions at Motorola, Nokia and Ericsson.
Mike holds a doctorate in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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